La Giralda tower
Plaza de Toros de La Maestranza. Sevilla
Cazalla de la Sierra
Torre del Oro de Sevilla
It is located in southern Spain, in the central part of Andalusia. The capital, Seville, is also the capital of the region of Andalusia, and is home to an architectural and artistic heritage which comprises the Cathedral, the Alcázar Arab fortress and the Indias Archive. It has been awarded the World Heritage designation by the UNESCO. The province is the setting for two outstanding festivities which are famous for their colour and passion: the April Fair and the Easter Week religious processions, both declared to be of International Tourist Interest. These two occasions offer a chance to enjoy the local gastronomy in the shape of the typical tapas. Other specialties of the area include traditional Andalusian dishes such as gazpacho, and hearty soups. Seville lies in the foothills of the Sierra Morena mountains on the banks of the Guadalquivir river, in a setting of Mediterranean vegetation with mountain trails and pastures dotted with age-old holm-oak trees where fighting bulls graze.